South East Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough approaches Tasmania today embedded in a freshening northwesterly stream. A cold front approaches late this evening and will cross Tasmania on Sunday, with a cool southwesterly flow to follow in its wake. This flow will ease through Monday as a narrow ridge approaches from the west, with a low to approach the west of the state during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south from late this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Hobart 14
Frost. Possible late shower. Huonville 14
Partly cloudy. Port Arthur 14
Partly cloudy. Richmond 15

Sunday 23 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 500 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Monday 24 July

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, most likely in the evening. Snow possible above 700 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Tuesday 25 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning, then northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Saturday.

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